Editor's note: What follows below is a brief complimentary excerpt of a report released earlier this week by Hedgeye Retail Sector Head Brian McGough. For more information on how you can access McGough's highly-regarded research, please click here.
KEY TAKEAWAY TODAY
Athletic footwear sales continue to teeter on the zero growth mark in the US, though Athletic Apparel once again saves the day with growth in the low double digits. From a brand perspective, it’s the Nike and Under Armour show. The only other brand that’s showing up to play is Skechers.